Grand Sichuan Eastern

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Word is the most accomplished of the newly arrived Sichuan chefs now resides here.

1049 Second Ave., New York, NY, 10022

212-355-5855

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The lowdown

The popular Grand Sichuan empire is a shadowy land characterized by many restaurants of varying quality and rotating cast of chefs. The famous West Side outlet on Ninth Avenue is highly regarded, but word is the most accomplished of the newly arrived Sichuan chefs now resides here. Try the formidable Chonq Qing spicy chicken, chunks of spicy chicken wreathed in a crown of chile peppers.

Adam Platt

What you need to know

Insider Tips Thirty-eight lunch specials (almost all below $10) between 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Recommended DishesChonq Qing spicy chicken; eight treasure rice pudding.

DrinksBeer and Wine

Noise LevelCivilized